E s the caveat it s definitely Victorian meaning that it is not an easy read in terms of prose style Another thing anyone deciding to read this book strictly for its weirdness or hoping for shocking horror may be a
bit disappointed There are stories that are supernatural in nature there is a ot of weirdness going disappointed There are stories that are supernatural in nature there is a ot of weirdness going but for the most part we re ooking as the author tells us in no uncertain terms for that mingling of Passion and Death Going we re ooking as the author tells us in no uncertain terms for that mingling of Passion and Death Going it solely with the expectation of a few supernatural thrills is not the reason for picking up this book It s well beyond that and to abel it as simply weird or horror doesn t begin to touch what s in hereFor readers who want in their reading of the strange and don t mind having to be patient with the prose the payoff is immeasurable her. N Classics Fiction Fantasy General Fiction Fantasy Epic Juvenile Fiction Horro.
Read The Stone Dragon and Other Tragic RomancesI might have given it 4 stars for the ovely writing but there were too many fatal women If I hadn t known he was a bachelor I d have known he was a bachelor If I may put it that way When the gloves made of human skin first made appearance in the titular story The Stone Dragon I knew I was going to ove "this book I did A otIn this book you l find ghostly tales Gothic tales many stories on the "book And I did A otIn this book you Womens Political Activism in Palestine ll find ghostly tales Gothic tales many stories on the side but it also in my opinion has a nice Beaudelaire sort of feel aa Fleurs du Mal an eeriness that reminds me of Poe and in some stories it reminded me of the French contes cruels that I ove so much since
Gilchrist doesn t resort to contrived happy or expected endings Au contrairedoesn t resort to contrived happy or expected endings Au contraire stories for the most part reflect the idea that ove nay ife itself should termin. General Books publication date 2009 Original publication date 1894 Original Pu. Ate at the moment of excess bliss This sort of theme is played out time and time again along with another idea that permeates this book stated most clearly in the story Althea Swarthmoor He ets us know in case we haven t figured this out by the time we get to that tale that we are going to be talking aboutPassion and of Death and how they oft walk hand in hand togetherConsidering what happens repeatedly throughout this book it turns out to be one of the most morbid set
Of Tales I Ve I ve encountered the moment I finished I seriously wanted to read it all again The atmosphere is intense dark and eerie to the point where once inside the book I didn t want to eave Honestly it s still haunting me and it s rare forme to encounter a book that will justto encounter a book that will just eave my head Now her. Blisher Methuen Subjects Fantasy fiction English Occult fiction English Fictio. ,